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Happy Veterans Day! Celebrate our #vets who continue to give through #organic fa...

Tue, 2014-11-11 12:47
Happy Veterans Day! Celebrate our #vets who continue to give through #organic farming; Check out this award-winning documentary Ground Operations or visit our friends at Archi's Acres VSAT to learn more!

http://www.groundoperations.net/


Welcome to Ground Operations! - Veteran-to-Farmer Documentary GROUND OPERATIONS
www.groundoperations.net
Featured In Join the Mission Ground Operations is a documentary film and social action campaign that champions the growing network of combat veterans who are transitioning into careers as sustainable farmers, ranchers and artisan food producers. Let’s help them get started and build their resource…

via Only Organic "Organic farmers look out for the health of humans and animals...

Mon, 2014-11-03 07:16
via Only Organic "Organic farmers look out for the health of humans and animals by avoiding the use of harmful substances, like persistent pesticides. Learn more about organic farming practices here: http://www.onlyorganic.org/get-facts #Organic #Farmers #OrganicFood"


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Organic farmers look out for the health of humans and animals by avoiding the use of harmful substances, like persistent pesticides. Learn more about organic farming practices here: http://www.onlyorganic.org/get-facts #Organic #Farmers #OrganicFood

McDonalds may sell more #organic foods - as they've started in some other region...

Wed, 2014-10-22 10:13
McDonalds may sell more #organic foods - as they've started in some other regions of the world. Tell us what you think!

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-21/mcdonald-s-may-sell-more-organic-foods.html


McDonald’s May Sell More Organic Foods
www.bloomberg.com
McDonald’s Corp., which today posted its fourth straight quarter of falling U.S. same-store sales, may look to sell more organic food to stem the loss of customers to chains known for better-quality fare.

Flower Bombing! Check out what Cascadian Farm is doing to help SAVE THE BEES. We...

Thu, 2014-10-16 12:00
Flower Bombing! Check out what Cascadian Farm is doing to help SAVE THE BEES. We depend on our pollinators for a healthy food system & they are disappearing. What do you think? Are you up for planting some flowers?

#organic #healthyfood #healthyplanet #healthypeople #savethebees #beefriendlier

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kydE9PW0H8


A Bee Friendlier Flower Bombing

Find out how you can help bees at www.bee-friendlier.com We depend on bees for diversity in our food system. But bees are in trouble, which is why Cascadian ...

13 #Organic Food Numbers You Need to Know! # 3: Farmers can’t switch to organic...

Tue, 2014-10-14 13:00
13 #Organic Food Numbers You Need to Know!

# 3:
Farmers can’t switch to organic growing overnight. For three years before their first certified organic harvest, farmers can’t use any forbidden substances on their land. That includes sewage sludge, most synthetic fertilizers, and most pesticides.

http://blog.usfoodsafety.com/2014/10/13/13-organic-food-numbers-you-need-to-know/


13 Organic Food Numbers You Need to Know
blog.usfoodsafety.com
By Justin Loiseau Source: USDA.gov Organic food isn't only one of the hottest industries around – it's also an increasingly important part of our appetite. But there's a lot about organic that most...

OTA's Executive Director, Laura Batcha responds to a column by former Secretary...

Fri, 2014-10-10 14:40
OTA's Executive Director, Laura Batcha responds to a column by former Secretary of Agriculture John Block in the Des Moines Reformer that erroneously asserted that organic food is unsafe. Check out her response, calling Mr. Block to tell the truth about #organic!

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/columnists/2014/10/10/tell-truth-organic/17034713/


Tell the truth about organic
www.desmoinesregister.com
Former ag secretary's column does a big disservice

Worth reading: 7 Surprising Facts About Your #Organic Food "For all mammalian...

Wed, 2014-10-08 11:00
Worth reading: 7 Surprising Facts About Your #Organic Food

"For all mammalian livestock (cows and pigs, mostly), it's not just those animals that eat organic – it's their mothers, as well. From the last third of the gestation period, mama must eat only organic for her baby to benefit from the same certification."

http://bit.ly/1yHAt2r